Accuracy and reliability of the endoscopic classification of chronic radiation-induced proctopathy using a novel grading method.

GOALS To assess a novel grading method of radiation proctitis for intraobserver and interobserver agreement among endoscopists. BACKGROUND There are no established criteria for the endoscopic classification of chronic radiation-induced proctopathy. We introduce a classification system based on telangiectasia density and vascular coalescence. Accuracy and… CONTINUE READING